Bo Jackson: What Could Have Been

Posted: 25th October 2009 by Jake D'Agostino in NFL
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When people hear the name Bo Jackson, they think of an incredible two-sport athlete. They think of a man with electrifying speed and the strength of an ox. And then they think what could have been. Vincent Edward Jackson was born on November 30, 1962 in Bessemer, Alabama. He was the eighth of ten children, and did not have a father. The first time he met his dad was when he 10 years old. He was named after his motherÆs favorite actor, but because of his unruly and rambunctious behavior, his family referred to him as the ôwild boarö. This was eventually shortened to ôBoö, which is what we have called him ever since. Bo attended to McAdory High School, in McCalla, Alabama. He was a multi-sport athlete while there, dominating on the gridiron, diamond, and track. As a senior in football, ...

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